Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI
FGUS83 KGRR 011650
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1150 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017
...Water levels are expected to rise at the following rivers or
creeks: Grand River at Ionia...Sycamore Creek at Holt...Looking
Glass River at Eagle...
.Rainfall amounts between a quarter and half inch on Monday will
cause rivers to rise near bankfull. The following forecast is based
on observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation.
For the Grand River At Ionia... the latest stage was 13.0 feet at 11
AM Sunday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecasted is
13.6 feet Thursday evening. Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... no observed stage was available.
The current estimated stage is 4.7 feet. No flooding is forecast.
The maximum stage forecasted is 6.1 feet Tuesday early afternoon.
Flood stage is 8.0 feet. At 6.0 feet... Flooding begins in low
lying areas along the creek and at the Lansing Municipal Golf Course
and Scott Woods Park.
For the Looking Glass River Near Eagle... the latest stage was 4.3
feet at 11 AM Sunday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.1 feet Wednesday morning. Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
At 5.0 feet... River is bankfull.
Safety message...Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.
Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
Flood Observed Forecast 7am
Location Stage Stage Day Time Mon Tue Wed
Ionia 21.0 13.0 Sun 11 AM 12.6 12.3 12.8
Holt 8.0 M M 4.5 6.0 5.9
Looking Glass River
Eagle 7.0 4.3 Sun 11 AM 4.3 4.6 5.1